glenahan at vfemail.net
Wed Jan 2 14:13:21 PST 2013
are we talking about a multi-ribbed serpentine belt?
On Jan 2, 2013, at 4:50 PM, Joshua Van Tol wrote:
> Could the belt be slipping and wearing excessively, perhaps because of a
> worn bearing in a tensioner or the like? Could the adjustment be slipping?
> Contamination from an oil leak?
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Peter Orban <orbanp1 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> Happy New Year to Everyone!
>> Question about V-belt quality, the make I have been using keeps stretching.
>> The V-belt in question is the Continental AVX10X950 (my apologies, it is
>> on a VW Golf ;-). It has the V notches and the reinforcing belts are only
>> at the outer edge.
>> My son lost the previous belt, it was a bit loose, it started screeching
>> occasionally around 3K RPM. We kept tightening the belt, about every two
>> month or so.
>> Now I put on a new belt, also the same Continental make. It was tight when
>> I put it on, and now, a couple of days later it is not so tight.
>> Is that normal? I don't think so!
>> Thanks, Peter
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